Wagering calculator

Enter three post-DJ! Round scores below to see wagering suggestions for each player.

Four-fifths for first place

Stratton's Dilemma

Peji: You ought to try wagering between $401 and $3,800. This will top a $0 wager by Beth while still beating Andrew and Beth on the Triple Stumper (should Andrew wager to cover Beth's doubled score and Beth wager to cover your doubled score).

Beth: You ought to wager to cover Peji, but since you cannot win on a Triple Stumper if you do so, you ought to choose between wagering $0 or maximizing your winnings with a bet of all $6,200. You are in Stratton's Dilemma, calling for a wager of more than $5,400 (to shut out Peji) or less than $4,200 (risking the possibility of being passed from behind by Peji). Go with the smaller bet if you believe a Triple Stumper is more likely than a singleton miss by Andrew.

Andrew: Wager $5,201 to cover Beth.

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